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  • A Prayer for My DaughterAnalysis-of-A-Prayer-for-My-Daughter-1

    Analysis of A Prayer for My Daughter by W. B. Yeats

    This poem was written by William Butler Yeats for his infant daughter, Anne. He worries about her. Maud Gonne was a radical, opinionated intelligent lady he had loved, however who had rejected his proposals. In this poem he vents his ideas on her. Stanza 1: The weather is a mirrored image of Yeats’ emotions. The post-war period was harmful. Anne’s…

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